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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Bethany for Children & Families
Location: Moline
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Bethany for Children & Families is currently looking for a Full-Time Mental Health Therapist to join our team out of our Moline, Illinois office. The Mental Health Therapist will provide skill building and support services for clients and families in need of mental and behavioral health support referred from Bethany's foster care and Intact programs. What you can look forward to:Competitive salary; $48,000 to $55,000 per year, dependent upon level of education, experience and licensure.Generous vacation (10 days the first year and 20 days the second year and on), sick (12 days each year) and holiday (11 days each year) pay package.Receiving agency contributions of 8% to a 403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria.An option of two health plans, one with an H.S.A. benefit that includes agency contributions.Dental and Vision Insurance offered. (Vision premiums paid by employer if employee enrolls in the dental plan.)AND - -$3,500 Sign-on Bonus for Independently Licensed Clinicians (LISW or LMHC)$1,500 Sign-on Bonus initially Licensed Clinicians (LMSW or LMHC)**Clinical supervision for licensure provided, if not already licensed.Mental Health Therapist Position Requirements:Candidates must hold a Master's degree preferably in a mental health field including, but not limited to, psychology, counseling, guidance, or social work. Candidates need to possess excellent public relations skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong relationship-building skills, and the ability to work independently.Have knowledge of Medicaid regulations, Council on Accreditation standards, and state regulations and requirements related to the practice of therapy.Be able to efficiently evaluate and assess clients' functioning and develop and formulate an effective treatment plan for each client based on the diagnostic evaluation.Work within a multi-disciplinary team framework, contributing to and supporting team decisions, processes, procedures, and policies as established.Have transportation to perform job requirements, including a valid driver's license and acceptable insurance coverage.Fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of Child Welfare Agencies as prescribed in Illinois Administrative Rules and Procedure, including successful completion of the criminal background investigation; clearance from the Illinois CANTS, Health Care Registry, Iowa Registry, Office of Inspector General, and certification as a driver of children by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload assignments.Effectively communicate orally and in writing.Be able to physically attend to children who are experiencing difficulties.Mental Health Therapist Position Specifics:The Therapist will need to manage a full caseload, conduct assessments, provide treatment and ongoing service coordination, and perform discharge planning for children and families in need of mental health treatment.Duties:Evaluate and assess the needs of clients referred for services.Utilize clinical interventions supported by evidence-based practices.Coordinate services through collaborative efforts that involve families, schools, case managers, hospitals, community resources, medical and non-medical providers, vocational, social, and support services.Meet regularly with the assigned clinical supervisor for oversight, direction, and clinical review of current caseload.Maintain clinical records and all required data and reports as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements and file all necessary reports in a timely manner.Come be a part of a professional group of people who have a passion for improving the lives of children & families!EOEHide PI195768915

Keywords: Bethany for Children & Families, Moline , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Moline, Illinois

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